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    December 31, 2012
    7:00 - 10:00am PST  

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>> good morning george. >> good morning erica it is not a surprise we're getting some reports of icing in the east bay. arrow that is very oftentimes one of the worst in the first report
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black ice is san paolo and dam road west of bear creek road. there is an accident there already. it is suspected that eyes on the roadway may have been the cause. >> in terms of traffic on the freeways is like. here is the bay bridge toll plaza we are seeing a rush of traffic. a four few more cars and we've seen but still light conditions for all of the bay area regions. light traffic for highway 4 interstate 580. >> thank you george knew this morning to people are in hospital after to alarm fire in san francisco. >> the fire breaking out about 1:00 this morning. let us turn to jackie sissell live on the scene. >> pg&e crews are live try to fix a gas line that was structured during the fire. >> you can see them duo
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ing the password. >> it looks to be destroyed from the fire. the fire broke out around 1:00 this morning and went to two alarms. according to one pg&e person he says the gas line had ruptured. they are waiting for pg&e to turn off the gas. once it was turned off they contain the fire to the one unit. this is good news. we are being told that at least two people were sent to a local hospital as what is being described as non life- threatening injuries. this is good news. they are also calling fire suspicious in nature. we anticipate seeing the fire investigators back out here relatively soon. a lot of activity going on here. as soon as we did new information we will tell you more. >> thank you jackie we will check with you throughout the morning. >> a man is been injured in
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a shooting in east oakland. >> police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound responding to reports of shooting in the 8700 block of birch st.. >> the victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. authorities said two suspects were seen fleeing in the area in the vehicle. one of the suspect was on norwest had been made. >> we're in the final hour oscillometer to keep the nation from going over the so-called this cliff. >> a, a combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases the triggering a recession. >> andrew spencer is lanes of negotiations they must know, " a major setback. >> as well marked makers or on avoiding the fiscal cliff. talks get " a major setback over social security benefits. both sides agree to push for. >> i wonder want to know i
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want to get this done. i need a dance partner. >> vice president joe biden is apparently that person for which mcconnell. >> the two are taking over talks. if nothing is resolved by midnight tonight. tax breaks for all americans will increase. democrats say it will mean about $2,000 for the average middle class family. >> a michigan woman said to me that is a month worth of groceries. also gets up to three years transportation to and from work. >> democrats want taxes to increase for americans earning over to london $50,000. republicans want texas a the same period >> republicans want taxes to stay the same period >> i offered over a trillion dollars in additional spending cuts so that we would have $2 of spending cuts for every $1 of
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increased revenue. >> the senate reconvenes at 11:00 a.m. so as americans celebrate the beginning of 2013 they may wake up wishing it was 2012 when they had more money in their pockets. >> i am andrew spencer reporting. >> secretary of state hillary clinton was hospitalized with a blood clot. >> doctors say this is a medical problem related to a concussion she recently suffered. >> blood clot was found yesterday during a feollow up medical visits. >> you remember 65 year-old clinton suffered a concussion several weeks ago after feigning while recovering from a stomach virus. >> location of the blood clot remains unknown. >> this is a video of the
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firefighter was killed in an ambush when a man called police to his home after he deliberately set fire to the home. . >> more coming up on the kron 4 morning news we have a live look at the san mateo bridge.
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>> welcome back watching wall street. dollar some of the bay area movers we're watching apple up 2.7%. 251 to $23 per share. facebook shares are also on the rise at 1.8%. to 2639. >> continue to track gas prices around the bay area. the average price for a gallon of regular gas in san francisco is $3.64 this morning. >> if the evidence san jose and oakland are $3.55 and $3.54 a gallon. >> these numbers compare to the state's average of $3.56 to day. >> hundreds of thousands of minimum-wage workers in 10
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states was the pay boost in the new year. >> according to the non profit advocacy group the national employment law project, a rhode island workers will see the biggest paycheck increase, an average of $5.10-a-five o510 dollars a year for the average worker. >> the group says workers and nine other states, including colorado, florida and ohio, was a the minimum- wage will jump between 10 and 15¢ an hour. >> the estimated 855,000 workers will be affected by the changes. >> in 2013, 19 states and the district of columbia will have rates above the federal level. >> lawmakers to try to head off a possible doubling of milk prices in january. >> both parties on the house and senate agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expire in october.
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>> however, republican leaders have not decided how they will proceed. >> milk of cause as much as $7 a gallon of the government returns to a 1948 formula for calculating the prices. >> it is a quiet morning around bay area. >> we will have more coming
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>> welcome back to kron 4
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morning news. here's a look at a two hour and 13 minutes ago time. new year in sydney. happening just a few hours ago. >> several hours ahead of us. also in new zealand. >> the public transportation options for the new year. if you're heading out to a party and set for the scott denied their medical the transportation out as a maturing in have been safe new year. >> bart is a great option. the agency will have trains running from 3:00 tomorrow morning so that you get home safely. >> starting at 0:00 tonight bart will provide additional trains the trains will be full of people. packed in there to come to san francisco spiri.
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>> if you live in san francisco muni will provide free rides and that will continue until 6:00 tomorrow morning. you have to grant options to get around safely. especially with d.u.i. checkpoint. to make your life a little bit easier you do not have to drive around looking for parking. >> reporting from san francisco will tran kron 4 news. >> the chp reports that there were no fatal collisions at 123 d.u.i. reponse chp patrols in the bay area in the first two days of the new year's holiday weekend. >> the totals are down from last year when one under 61 drivers were arrested during the same period. >> lester two people were killed. >> statewide 723 people were arrested as opposed to 923 last year. >> we are watching conditions around the bay area. is chilly. >> some of the protected bellies are seeing mid to
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upper 20s. a clear start to the morning we have no issues with visibility. it is dry. but it is frigid. san jose 34 degrees. upper 30's currently in oakland. >> temperatures will slowly start to climb as we enter the 8:00 hour. mainly seen forties' indicated by the purplish blue on your screen. holding on to the 30's for some of those in one spot. as we set the clock in some motion. 2:00 p.m. rounder afternoon highs mostly sunny skies. the light blue does indicate where we will see fifties. there is the potential that we could hold on to upper 40's. by 8:00 p.m. a lot of you head out to celebrate. we will drop back into the 44 most of the bay. then introduced the mid '30's. temperatures will drop as we ring in the new year. here is a look at your afternoon highs for to day mostly sunny skies some high clouds to contend with. 51 for fairfield and antioch. 52 and pleasanton. oakland you
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could climb to the mid '50s and 52 expected in napa. >> as lingering in the new year we will bring it in with a few clouds. it will be chilly. expect low forties' inland. upper forties' around the bay. a round start of 2013 we will introduce light winds and the forecast. it will add to the wind chill factor. it will be mid 30's if you are celebrating england. >> in the sierra there aris no change control. however, there is freezing fog which will be for the next couple of days. >> afternoon highs and the low 30's. hovering around the freezing mark. bundle up for the overnight hours as temperatures drop below zero. >> it will be a cold one but a great time to head to the slopes. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows sunny skies a slight potential for rain as we head into thursday. that looks to be only a chance north of the
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golden gate bridge. sunny, dry conditions as we transition into the weekend. temperatures a bit warmer we're talking upper 50s. 7:17 a.m. here's traffic with george. >> county road is being dispatched to san pablo dam road because of black ice. there was an accident there are ready. it is a tribute to the possibility of icy conditions near bear creek road on san paolo and damn road. because of the proximity to the reservoir that is why very oftentimes it is played with the problem. it is one of the first place to report when we get icy conditions in the bay area. >> and the bridge showed a light and easy ride. that is the case for traffic this morning. we do not see much in the way of congestion or regular commuter patterns. the san mateo bridge ride looks good as it did all last week. there no place this morning for your ride
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across the golden gate bridge on 101 south bound. north bay counties are also likely candidates for some icy conditions as the temperatures continue to drop for a while. >> thank you george. three people are recovering from injuries after a vehicle crashed into a funeral home in concord. police say the quimet brothers cyril home shortly after 1:00 yesterday. there's a funeral service in progress at the time of the crash. >> police say teens, aged 15 and 16 were in the vehicle at the time of the crash. >> police said the funeral home suffered significant damage. >> investigators believe the teens and the vehicle were received a car at the time. no rest been made. >> off the teens were transported to area hospitals. the vehicle that struck the funeral home had to people inside there were transported to a local hospital. all the parties are in stable condition. >> investigators say the teens were racing at the
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time of the crash. >> a 28 year old man has been shot to death offices are responding to a report of a man down their spring town of course yesterday's. >> a female jogger found the body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds near bicycle path. paramedics to clear the man that the scene. >> the victims been identified as kenneth robert ogeen please continue to investigate the homicide and said there is no indication that it is gang- related. >> the family of a missing the bottom and has offered a $5,000 reward for help in finding him. >> the family of a missing manavato man of the $5,000
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reward for help finding a. >> police say the man jumped into the creek to avoid a sobriety test in ross on christmas day. >> his family are putting up for war-torn courage helped from anyone with a bolt. >> san francisco police are asking for the public's healp in finding a m ugger they say robb won an inch shorter doll. >> police said a woman for car over friday and a street in tenderloin district a man came up to earn demanded money. after giving the money, the mugger grabbed one installed and hurled it into the street. the dog died after being taken to emergency vet hospital. >> blue skies on this chilly
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around the area. pablo dam road in orinda area. >> we will give an update with george. to see if there are any injuries. if not the person is lucky. the car is upside down. there is black ice on the roadway. especially in the inland valleys. roads are icy this morning. >> in national news we're following. at least nine people are dead after a tour bus lost control and crashed down an embankment near pendleton, oregon. >> this total from oregon state police shows the emergency vehicles responding to the scene. >> police said the driver
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hit a patch of ice and crashed to the guard well. >> for the crash also injured about 20 other people. >> rescue crews used ropes to help get people back up to the interstate. there were about 40 people on board the charter bus at the time of the crash. >> a judge has ordered a psychiatric exam for the one accused of pushing a man to his death in front of the new york city subway train. >> prosecutors said in a weakened court hearing that era come and invest pushed the man because she thought " it would be cold and also blamed the muslims for the september 11th attacks. >> friends of the victims say 46 year-old sunando sen was a hindu from india. >> thousand than two weeks after
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the newtown, conn. shooting rampage, adam lanza by his mclean for burial.been claimed >> that is according to the new york times. >> the paper was not able to learn from the state medical examiner who took him. on december 14th, he shot and killed 26 people, including 20 children, at sandy hook elementary school before committing suicide. >> before the massacre, he killed his mother ever home nearby. police have not give a motive for the shooting. >> will be back with kron 4 morning news coming up.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. a car over the railway on the san paublod dam road.
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>> the driver was not injured. george has more on the crash. >> that is right mark. the accident occurring just west of bear creek road on san paolo gamba roaddam road. when d as a condition of this is usually one of the first here is to report. the woman was able to get out of the vehicle and walked out to the roadway and was waiting there when an emergency vehicle arrived on scene. while an ambulance was sent to the location as a precaution it does not appear that there were any serious injuries. there is no traffic jam in the area because traffic is light in fact that maybe one of the problems because there is no congestion to slow things down. people are perhaps traveling a bit too fast. that is so far the only
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report of icy conditions we have this morning. it is possible we could continue to get more for some of the north bay valleys. >> george we are waking up to a frigid morning. we're talking 30's. we are talking upper 20s for some of our protected valley. >> it is a very cold start to the morning. afternoon sunshine temperatures in the fifties. as we head into tomorrow frost is certainly a possibility. it could in fact be the coldest night of the season as we head into new year's night. >> looking ahead dry conditions we have a slight potential for rain for the north bay on thursday. satellite radar showing mainly clear skies just high clouds streaming in. full details of one as expected for the rest of the week in my next report. >> thank you erica this morning to people have been hospitalized after a two alarm fire a residential building in san francisco's excelsior district. >> a fire broke out before 1:00 this morning and crews had it under control route to 15. to get more news
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faster return to kron 4 solo reporter jackie sissel who joins us live from the same period >> pg&e crews have just left about 5 for 10 minutes ago. we will expect to see fire investigators out. as you said this fire started at around 1:00 a.m. this morning. it quickly turned into a to alarm. what we are being told is that the fire crews-out a gas line had ruptured and that prevented fire far some going in. they had to wait for pg&e crews to shut off the gas before they are able to get in and fight the fire. we are also being told that two people were sent to a local hospital as what is being described as nine non-life threatening injuries. they are calling the fire suspicious in nature. that is why we're expecting to it fire investigator back out. off pg&e crews worked for several hours preparing the rupture gas line. that took a while for them to get
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fixed. the good news is you can see how close the house is dark. the good news is that fire did not spread to any adjoining houses. as i said to minor injuries one person is placed in a fire. >> thank you for the update. the stories we're following a teenage boy shot and killed a 15 year-old girl and injured a 15 year old boy they walked on line away near 6666 avenue in oakland. >> the victims were walking with befriends and family members yesterday afternoon, when there were fired upon. >> a long suspect approached the group on foot and allegedly started firing into the crowd. >> to shots struck the juvenile victims, killing the girl and send the boy to the hospital with nonthreatening life injuries. >> the suspect has fled on foot and is not been detained. >> police have identified victims of a double homicide and oakland.
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>> 21 year old and dear old armstrong and i 18 year-old keith davis were gunned down and 800 block of mead ave around 1:00 on friday morning. >> officers from both men on the sink suffering from fatal gunshot wounds. so far there been no rest made in connection with the double murder. police have not determined a motive. >> the one accused of killing a grandmother in a drunk driving accidents at the twin peaks look out will be arraigned later today. >> 2023 your role gina eunice is accused of vehicular manslaughter, d.u.i. causing injury in here and run causing death. >> the accident occurred three people and killed 56 year-old yuee yo who was here visiting her new grandchild from china. >> officials and sent to an
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accidental alarm fire at san of the apartment complex that killed three people and injured three others. >> a fire broke out late saturday night in 3000 block of bridgeport court. >> a party save three people were killed were couple and a four year old granddaughter. >> san jose police officer will help with rescue efforts was one of the three people transported to area hospitals after suffering smoke inhalation. >> michael crabtree caught touchdown passes of 49 is 7 yds and finished with career high one under 72 yds, leading this effort cisco 49 a to a second straight nfc west title with a 27-13 victory over arizona cardinals on sunday. >> called a cabinet of a cam slow start to throw for a career best to attend is a charge and two touchdowns as the niners did their part to control the postseason picture is based minnesota knocking off green bay, the 49ers grabbed second seed in the nsc and earn the coveted
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by week. >> 49ers will not know that play into up to the wild card round of the playoff. >> also the last game of the raiders' season for the oakland raiders but not as happy of unending as for the 49ers. >> they lost to the san diego chargers 24-21. a late rally by oakland coming up just short. >> the raiders since the season with a record of four and 12. >> we will be right back to king live look at an overturned car near the san pablo dam rescue on scene right now. we will be right back. >> the woman driving was at was to get out without injuries. the vehicle is flipped upside down. black
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. some political moves. hillary clinton has not even stepped down u.s. secretary of state and president obama has not even been sworn in for his second term but there is already constant speculation as to whether she will run again for the white house. >> of the decision for her on any future bid for president expected in 2013, expect speculation about her future political plans to intensify drought the year. >> a new national survey indicates that the vast majority of democrats, 85 percent in fact, would consider backing her as their party's nominee. >> president obama is pledging to put its full weight behind legislation aimed at preventing gun violence. >> in an envious they would
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meet the press, obama voiced skepticism about proposals a place apart at schools following the mass shooting in newtown, conn. that killed 21st graders. >> i think the american people are skeptical that some how that will solve our problems. >> in his most is difficspecific remarks about gun violence is the deadly assault at sandy hook elementary school president obama says he still supports increased background checks and bans on assault weapons and high- capacity black magazines. >> obama is endorsing a proposal by the illinois state legislator to legalized gay marriage. >> this is a rare move by president. as most presidents do not weigh in on state legislative matters. >> chicago state senator heather steans is expected to introduce a gay marriage proposal later this week. if the proposal passes illinois will become the 10th state
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to approve same-sex marriage. >>in the midwest that were bruised a marriage for its legislature. >> and reminder the bay area's favorite way to bring in the new year is always with kron 4. >> the biggest part is a spectacular fireworks will be on kron 4 is near the live show. >> it is hosted by catherineheenan and gary rdnich . kron fours new year's live starts at 1130 tonight.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news to people have been hospitalized after a to alarm residents of fire in san francisco's excelsior district this morning. >> fire broke out in the 100 block of athens streets just before 1:00 this morning. >> the virus been contained by crews that are tearing a gas line that ruptured during the fire. >> bay area weather a big story. will have forecast for new year's eve with erica. >> a lot of people are worried but is point to be dry. overall clear conditions in fact we are seeing the sun shine on the james lick freeway camera and downtown san francisco. fear is a look at the
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numbers. upper 20s in santa rosa and a bottlenavato 31 in vallejo in concord. >> 30's in forties' around the bay. as you put the clock into motion to p.m. most of us are on the the light blue which does indicate fifties. now we could stay into the upper 40's for some spots however, we will be widespread in the fifties. tonight if you are going out to celebrate temperatures will drop back into the 40's. >> to ring in the new year close to midnight. happy 2013. the light purple indicates mid '30's inland. it will be cold tonight. serving on the luck it will be pre chilly into the afternoon as well. fremont at 52. 53 in mountain view. off again mostly sunny skies. 51 for fairfield. 53 in castro valley. as we get to the north bay low 50s here. 52 in richmond. san
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bruno 51 degrees. >> here is a look at your new year's eve forecast. pretty chilly out there. some clouds by 8:00 p.m. tonight. as we pushed closer to midnight clear in cold conditions. we will introduce light went into the forecast which could affect wind chill. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows pretty cold mornings ahead of us. new year's night could be the coldest of the season yet. would not be surprised if a freeze morning goes into affect. temperatures will rebound as we head into the afternoon. a slight chance of rain into thursday. overall mild and dry conditions on tap for saturday and sunday. >> 747 years george. >> there is only been one accident reported because of it. there were icy conditions and still are in the east bay. this is a long san pablo dam road north of
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orlando. west of the bear creek road. chp has is iissued an advisor because of it. this is just one incident because of it is off the roadway. >> on the freeways conditions are like. we're not looking at anything in the way of a record commute this morning. no delays that you typically find on the bay bridge. or excuse me here to san mateo bridge. the ride here is 11 minutes weather is the westbound. >> the golden gate bridge problem for this morning with no delays for southbound traffic through marin county the drive time is still under 23 minutes. >> thank you george. a reminder of the new laws kicking in the new year's. sarah francisco will no longer have free parking on sundays. >> starting january 6th, the city's nearly 30,000 m will start accepting cash and credit seven days a week. >> on sundays meters will be enforced from noon to 6:00
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p.m. city-wide charging between 70--25¢ to $5.75 an hour depending on whether located. >> driver's will be able to pay to park for up to four hours every meter. and drivers will be able to prepay if they choose to park before noon. >> the new parking plan is expected to generate about $2 million a year. >> construction on the oakland airport bar connection has passed the halfway point. >> will be similar to a people mover system between the mandalay bay and excalibur casinos in las vegas. >> construction is scheduled to be completed in late 2013. the project is on time for a september 2014 opening insofar as on budget. >> a new year's means resolutions and your smart fog and help you. laurie segall has the details. >> it is time to make those
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new users and lotions. >> i want to try again this year to get into beck better physical shape. >> is there an app for that. the app i am concerned with is appetizer not the fog and app. >> that is where health tech comes in. app helps. >> people ask about the living. how can they be proactive. thinking about attrition. better eating. especially around the holidays. >> local doctors can enter health question. for new year's users can choose the app to choose a specific resolution and work with a doctor to achieve it. >> we can help you with when to do it, how to do it, and how to sustain it. you can't get doctors advise for free. >> for those looking to get a bit more organized in the new year and app called
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brewster can consolidate your contact in your high tech address book. >> if you're paying a lot of you could reach out to these people in burster our research away. >> the act provides context from social networks and combine them. >> it shows you the different notes of interest, their hobbies. >> if you find day google france you can't build your own app friends you define your own app. >> juice content and that france and th app is ready to install owe created this apph some of my friends who have a similar goal. as time goes on we can encourage each
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other. >> if that is your new year's resolution it can get that accomplished on and they want. >> a lorry segall laue segtal. gall. >> a program reminder coming up at the kron 4 news dr. phil. you could get a brand new episodes weekdays at 4 in the afternoon.
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>> welcome back to the kron four normorning news. >> time for 38 and a list of worst to be banished from the queen's english or misuse, overuse and general
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usefulness you--use less nsf and this will alert spoiler is on oone of the words on that list. >> others include kick the can down the road, trending and bucket list. super food, a ballroom, jock there is a double down. >> the for is receiving the most votes is a cliff. >> the non-binding tongue in cheek list is released every year by northern michigan's lake superior state university. >> kim karsashian is 12 weeks longer pregnancy. >> still ahead falling of the fiscal cliff. congress meeting again today and the vice president getting in on the talks. we will have the latest with out or a political expert michael yaki. >> trapublic transit is
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making sure that riders get around save this holiday season. we will be back in a few
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>> we have our second report of icing conditions now. we sort of expected the first ones here for the ride on san pablo dam road where one accident was caused by black eyes. what crews have been dispatched because some of
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the underground wiring got cut because of this accident. now the north bay and the ride on 1 01, we will take a look at the ride on the frontage road in the north bay right off of highway 1 01. there is a report of icing conditions, not on the freeway but on the and chase said frontage road that the accident occurred. >> new this morning to people in the hospital after a fire that's a home in the excelsior district around 1:00 this morning on athens street. jackie sissel is live on the scene with more of what happened. >> crews have left the scene here but the fire investigators are expected back out here because they are calling this fire suspicious. it started around 1:00 a.m. this morning when the fire department received a call of a house fire. quickly they called a second alarm on this and when they got
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out here they discovered a pg&e gas line had ruptured and they had to wait for the crews to get out here to turn off the gas before the good start fighting the fire. we are being told two victims were sent to a local hospital with not life- threatening injuries. that is good news. the houses are wall-to-wall out here and they were able to prevent a fire from spreading to any other houses on the block. they are calling this suspicious in nature but they're not telling us the details. you can see pg&e crews are out here trying to fix ultimately did fix the ruptured gas line. the good news again as that it did not spread to any other houses on the block. as soon as we get more information we will pass it along. >> other stories we are
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following if you are headed out in san francisco this new year's eve there are many public transportation options available to you to get you home safely. bart and muni are helping revellers get around. >> if you are coming to san francisco to see the fireworks and you don't want to drive, bart is a great option. they will have trains running until 3:00 tomorrow morning so you can get home safely. also, starting at 8:00 bart will provide additional trains that will be full of people just packed it to come to san francisco. if you live in san francisco, check this out. at 8:00 tonight muni will provide free rides to anyone hopping on muni. that will happen until 6:00 tomorrow morning. you have to break out since to get around safely, especially with the wide check points and to make your life easier so you do not have to drive around looking for parking. >> we are in the final hours
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for lawmakers to keep the nation from going over the so-called fiscal cliff. those talks are underway in d.c.. they must overcome a major setback. >> if there is an ultimate compromise there will be parts of it find that i find disgusting and reprehensible and may have to swallow in the name of finding a compromise. >> a rare sunday session on capitol hill. as lawmakers work on avoiding the so- called fiscal cliff. they have hit a " major setback " according to a democratic source on social security. >> i am letting everyone know i'm willing to get this done but i need a dance partner. >> vice-president joe biden is apparently that person very top level sources say there are over talks. if nothing is resolved by midnight tonight, all taxes for all americans will increase. that will average
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$2,000 for the average family. >> one michigan woman told me that was four months' worth of groceries. that is a lot of money. >> taxes for families earning higher than $250,000 or over, republicans want taxes to stay where they are. others want to see government spending put in check. >> the president has done nothing about the addiction and his administration has in spending. he is the center in chief. >> president obama says i offered over a trillion dollars and additional spending cuts. so we would have to dollars of spending cuts for every $1 of increased revenue. >> the senate reconvenes at 11:00 a.m.. as americans celebrate the beginning of 2013 they may wake up wishing it were 2012 when they had more money in their pockets. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is in the hospital with a blood clot.
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doctors say this is a medical problem related to a concussion suffered. the blood clot was found yesterday during a follow-up visit for her concussion. at this is video of new york presbyterian hospital where she is staying right now. 65 you're a clinton severed a concussion several weeks ago after fainting while recovering from a stomach virus. she was supposed to return to work this week. rain in the new year around the world already we showed you new zealand and sydney australia. here is at the be right now from beijing china, it just turned midnight there. they are ringing in the new year halfway around the world. we will continue bringing the year's celebrations throughout the morning as the kron4 morning news continues. i live look and we are watching conditions around the bay. lots of sunshine on this chilly morning and about 10 minutes from now we will hear from michael yacht key and the upcoming fiscal cliff. -- michael yaqui
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♪ >> hundreds of thousands of minimum-wage workers insensate states will see a pay boost in the new year. according to the non-profit advocacy group the national employment law project, rhode island workers will see the biggest paycheck increases in average of $510 a year for the average worker. the group says workers in nine other states including colorado florida
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and ohio will see the minimum wage job between 10 to 15¢ an hour. an estimated 855,000 workers will be affected by the changes. 19 states in the district of columbia will have rates above the federal were level. lawmakers trying to head off a possible doubling of milk prices in january. both parties in the house and senate agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of at the 2008 farm bill that expired in october. republican leaders have not decided how they will proceed. milk a cost as much as $7 a gallon if the government returns to a 1948 formula for calculating the prices. continue to drag grant gas prices across the bay area of the average price for a gallon of regular gas instead of francisco is $3.64. san jose and oakland are $3.55 and $3.54. these numbers compare to the state
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average of $3.56. ford motor co. says two of its vehicles are the best selling in the world. the company says its ranked and that the most sales during 2012. worldwide for its says there are more than 737 at thousand focuses registered through september. yes that more than 560,000. the two winning vehicles are drop for customers due to their compact size and award winning ego boost engines. curiosity is expected to a drive to a mountain and mid february after drilling is complete. scientists predict it will take nine months to get there was stops along the way. a live look at the golden gate bridge. a cold morning
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but we have nice weather on tap. also the latest on the fiscal cliff with michael yaqui. initiated.
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>> the countdown is on to the fiscal cliff coming up at midnight tonight when the
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automatic tax increases and spending cuts kick in. michael yucky is joining us, thanks for joining us. this is self-imposed, it started two years ago. this is what they came up with. >> they have had a lot of time to look at this and a lot of people are thinking about the marche's curiosity. we want to send congress to mars right now with what's going on. my bet is we will not get a deal tonight, probably tomorrow. it expires that is okay. right now they are haggling over whether is going to be $450,000 tickets taxes or not. the democrats still want the employment extension and everyone wants the dock fixed which is the medicare reimbursement issue. they want to fix the amt patch which affected 31 million americans. part of the issue is our you going to pay for it? the democrats
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as and when not increased capital gains. the fiscal cliff has the taxing which as a medium impact on the economy but also the spending part which has a longer-term impact. it is a hundred million dollars in domestic and defense spending. that is the one where all the sudden late yesterday they realized maybe we should deal with that too. the reason why is that all of the economic forecasts show that eight the sequestered goes and even for the month and two months into the debt ceiling is negotiated the economic growth that we have experienced about 3% of the last quarter will be what have to about one. >> congress is really just getting what they kind of asked for. you will not be able to deal or come with it arrangement to cut spending and raise taxes, we will do
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it for you automatically. here the we are and they have not come up with anything. is there any hope of the deal getting done in the next week or two? >> i believe the deal will be done later today. the senate will pick it up in the house will vote on it tomorrow. the wild card is what is the house going to do? they ping-pong back and forth with the senate. this could drag out and you cannot go beyond tomorrow. comes in january 3rd. everyone your negotiating with is gone and the new people come in and say why should i be voting on this turkey. i want a new crack at it and did you have the potential for dragging it out a week or two weeks or even more. that's when things start to get serious. >> also a public republican leader in the house is down >> this is the cynical part of this. if they don't have good deal, that he does. the
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republicanthere is a small chane there'll be a rebellion on january 3rd. >> the thing for most americans the bush era skat kat tax cuts will stay in place? >> somehow or other it will get done. that will mean that your payroll taxes will go up and it is going to go up 2%. in terms of your holding on to your paycheck and that may have been in the first week or two. you will get it back later in the year. >> the deadline for the fiscal cliff all started over the wrangling for raising the debt limit. now we are back here again. the federal government is out of money and we need to move some money around for two months. we will have to worry about this again coming up. >> happy new year
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>> happy new year to you too. watching the ball dropped as a whole new meaning watching that fiscal cliff. >> it is clear and sunny and in fact this is my favorite shot of the morning. especially when it is clear out there you can see the blue skies and water. that is our mt. tam cam but it is cold out there. the good news is we're no longer in the '20s. santa rosa recently warmed up to 30 degrees. 33 in fairfield 37 in hayward and headed into the afternoon expect mainly '50s, low 50s. mild conditions for this time of years, mostly sunny skies 54 for san jose 534 mountain view low 50s for east bay interior valleys 52 specifically for pleasanton. and the north bay low 50s on tap bud dry weather will continue. 52 degrees in berkeley mid-50s expected in oakland and taking a look at your new year's forecast few
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clouds and a four class by 8:00 p.m.. temperatures will be in a wide range of 40's. rainey in 2013 we had to midnight clear and cold weather. instead of hitting the party scene we are heading up to top an afternoon highs are coming in at that freezing mark. freezing fog a possibility the past 11 we're looking at mostly sunny skies. certainly bundle up as temperatures will be below 0 degrees as we head into the overnight hours. extended forecast 7 day around the bay of rob pretty quiet weather with pre cold mornings at a mess. slight potential for showers on thursday before the north bay and overall mild and sunny and warmer weather transitioning into the weekend. >> very light traffic around the bay area but hazardous driving conditions reported for the north bay and east bay. i is is reported as of
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1 01 of palo the boulevard south. it is seed 1 01 frontage road through palo loma. it is just out of 116 were an accident was reported because of icing conditions. that is also the case on paulo damn road up there is an accident earlier this morning. the trip because of this accident was black ice. there is lucky there is only one vehicle involved in the accident they will and send to do some standing there. freeways and bridges that bridge westbound ride is clear here with no problems. the ride to the san mateo bridge is very light this morning. the golden gate bridge is problem free conditions both southbound and northbound. >> a quick break as the kron4 morning news continues
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until 10:00. here is san jose where traffic is very light of the 1 01 southbound.
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>> a lot of people on haping that a standing tradition will be passed. time is running out for free parking on sunday. starting january 6th and nearly 30,000 m will start accepting cash and credit seven days a week. >> time is running out for
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free parking on sundays. on sunday as mayor will be in force from noon to 6:00 p.m. city-wide charge of between 25¢ to $5.75 an hour depending on where they are located. it is a new fact of urban life that is startling to those who like to run errands on what has traditionally been a day of rest. >> it is really nice on a sunday to not have to pay. i do not drive that much but on sundays i am more attempted to drive because i don't have to pay. >> it is also disappointing for those attending mass at st. boniface and the tenderloin or parking and running as tight. >> we are very multi- cultural. most of our prisoners drive and an will be impacted. we're not talking about extra pocket change. >> those attending events like heard sunday's services want have to leave the pews to feed the meter. drivers will be able to pay to park for up to four hours every
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meter and be able to prepay in case there even stars before noon. the city expects to collect $2 million a year from this plan. as after mta spokesman says there money was not the motivator that they are trying to change with the times. 1 m first win in most businesses were closed on sunday but that is not the case anymore. >> it makes sense for recent times most businesses are open on sundays. this will help merchants and people trying to find a place to park. >> even though parking enforcement officers will be out in full force for the first few weeks they will only be leaving reminder notices on the windshield rather than tickets. after that drivers to forget to pay or let their meters expire run the risk of being hit with the same hefty fine as they do the other six days a week.
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>> happy new year. on to the chp now and they're reporting more than a hundred and 20 d u i arrests over the weekend so far. the totals were down from last year when a hundred and 61 drivers were arrested during the same. . statewide 720 people were arrested for d white and that is down from last year. we will be back as the kron4 news continues. the bay bridge toll plaza is very light. it is cold outside and temperatures that are down to freezing for some of the inland valleys.
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>> i live look at the golden gate bridge waiting for the sunshine and temperatures to warm up. >> we are officially no longer in the '20s. it is still pretty cold out there was some spots below freezing. we are seeing is sunshine so is shaping up to be a pretty nice day. temperatures climbing into the 50s and tomorrow another cold one. frost is certainly a possibility and tomorrow evening could be the coldest of the season yet. i would not be surprised if a freeze warning goes into effect. overall dry conditions with the exception of thursday. satellite and radar shows clear conditions over the bay area, high clouds streaming in. we will be dry just in time for the new year's celebration. what to expect pre-holiday forecast including what's on tap later on this weekend. >> continuing to get reports of icing conditions for the
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east bay and the north bay. thankfully has only been confined to be too specific reports. one accident occurred on san pablo dam road just that west of their creek. no other accidents reported on this road. there was also a report in the north bay of a problem here on the frontage road. hello the boulevard south in downtown palo loma just south of 116 that a vehicle lost control and went off the roadway. >> new this morning to people in the hospital after a two alarm fire at a residential building on athens street of around one this morning. jackie sissel is live on the scene and has learned firefighters considered this fire suspicious. >> that is right and contractors are out boarding up what is left of this destroyed a two-story house on athens street. what broke out around 1:00 a.m. this
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morning and quickly went to two alarms. when they got there they ruptured and they have to stand back and wait for the crews to get out here to turn off the gas. it took about an hour for them to put out the flames. once they did, obviously pg&e crews continued to work on it. two people were taken to a local hospital with what is being considered not life threatening injuries. they are considering this suspicious but they're not telling us why. there be more investigators year later to go to the wreckage of his home. firefighters were able to contain the fire and you can see how close these houses are. they were able to prevent it to it from spreading to nearby
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houses. we are still waiting to get new information and as soon as we do we will pass it on. >> a teenage boy shot and killed a 15 year-old girl and injured a 14 year-old boy as they walked on lion wave it near 66 ave in oakland. they're walking with a group of friends and family members as today after know they're fired upon. along suspect approached a group of foot and allegedly started firing into the crowd. two shots struck the juvenile victims killing the girl and sending the boy to the hospital with not life-threatening injuries. the suspect fled on foot and has not been caught. a man has been injured in a shooting in east oakland. police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound when responding to reports of shooting and 8700 block. the victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. authorities said two suspects were seen fleeing the area and a vehicle and one of them was arm. no arrests have been made.
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police and identified the victims of a double homicide in oakland. 21 year-old darrell armstrong and 19 year-old keith davis were gunned down and at the 800 block of mead ave around 1:00 on friday morning. officers on both men on the scene suffering from a gunshot wounds and their nubbin or arrests made in connection with a double murder. 23 year-old gina eunice is accused of vehicular manslaughter, d u i causing injury and hit and run causing death. the accident hurt three people and killed 56 year old yuee you will was visiting her new branch out from china. the judge set bail at $2 million. officials investigate a way to alarm fire at a san jose apartment complex that killed three people and
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injured three others. family members are recounting the scary moments from the fire. >> three people died and saturday nights fired who were among eight family members who live in this now burned up three-bedroom apartment in west san jose. the other family members barely had stayed to the intense flames. she said she will never forget our and screaming for help. she said her boyfriend quickly jump into action and saved their lives. >> we opened the one door and saw all want a black smoke and fire. i heard my and screaming and say something like everything happened so quick that i could not see her. >> i took out the window and then took the kids out the window. >> a family members say it carries mother is grieving for a little girl and did not have the strength to
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talk to me. there outside the apartment where she is now living. >> she was sweet and so lovable and caring. >> three people are recovering from injuries after the crash their car into a funeral home in concord. police say the car crashed into the clinic brother's funeral home shortly after 1:00 yesterday afternoon. there is a funeral service in progress at the time of the crash. police say to teens' age 15 and 60 were in the vehicle at the time of the crash. >> only one person at the your home was injured. they were taken to the hospital. the two people and they'd be a cult were to do the house and also take into a local hospital. all parties are in stable condition. >> the funeral home suffered significant damage in believe the teens' and the car racing at the time of the crash. no arrests have been made very
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49ers michael crabtree caught touchdown passes of 49 and 7 yds and finished with a career high 172 yds leading the san francisco 49ers a second straight nfc west title with 27 to 13 victory over arizona cardinals on sunday. collin kaepernick overcame a slow start to throw for a career best to under 76 yds and two touchdowns as the niners did their part to control the postseason picture. thanks to minnesota knocking off green bay the 49ers read the second seed in the nfc in are in the coveted by week. >> our mission is the one thing we wanted to get done today. we got that done. nba champion, the western division champion it needs a lot to us and to our players. i am congratulating them for getting that done. we are arguably the best
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division in football. >> the 49ers won't know who they will play until the first round of the playoffs, the wild-card round. they will host a higher seed of next week's winners. on to the raiders of the last game of the regular season were down in san diego and took on the chargers and lost 24 to 21. a late rally by oakland came up short with the raiders finishing the season with a record of 4 and 12. we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. a live look at the james lick freeway and traffic is looking pretty light would sunshine showing over san francisco. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t.
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>> a quick break as the actually know we will give you are weather forecast we have lots of sunshine out there but it is cold. we have reports of black eyeice >> it is a cold start to the holidays, we have 30's out there. snow and concord 34 out the door and san jose. we are seen as sunshine as we head into the afternoon highs. all of the light blue on the screen indicates temperatures climbing into the 50s. it looks like there's a possibility set for some of our upper inland areas to hit the upper 40's. that is a very important time because a lot of you are headed out to celebrate new year's. temperatures would get back down into the '40's. for midnight we are bringing in 2013 and it looks like 400 the heart of
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the bay and its 30's if you're celebrating inland. a quick look at afternoon highs again expect fifties today with 53 your number in hayward, 52 for richmond, napa and redwood city. heading to tahoe there is currently no chain restriction there. it should be pretty easy to get to tahoe but we will have freezing fog and that will be the story for the next couple of days. expect any of sunshine into the next couple of days with your highs above the freezing mark. bundle up if you are hitting the slopes. year lows will drop below zero. it will be a cold one but definitely the best time to go to tahoe 7 day around the baythe shows a slight chance for showers on thursday but those chances are north of the golden gate bridge. plenty of sunshine and dry weather into the weekend as well. >> it appears someone did not get the message about
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the icing condition on the sao paulo dan a road near bear creek road. its second accident was reported there with minor injuries. it was also in the north bay on palo mobile barred south that there was ice reported on the roadways. this is right where palo boulevard runs to 1 01 southbound just one of west of the 16. it hardly looks like a monday morning, this is the bay bridge and the meeting lights have been an active all morning long. the san mateo bridge has been a light ride, it is hard to tell east down from westbound. the golden gate bridge ride is a problem free still as it has been all morning long. >> there will be a hockey season in the nhl players association are expected to continue negotiations today. the two sides are likely to start official bargaining. representatives met for two and a half hours yesterday
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and they continued to inform each other about the prospects. the league's proposal is contingent on a 2013 regular season of at least 48 games. they will start no later than january 19th. the original schedule was arguing cancelled their january 14th. i saw the summers of the weekend were big numbers of the house at remaining in the top spot coming in first for the third weekend in a row. the first installment of the trilogy brought in nearly $33 million in ticket sales. clinton tarantino's new release djangop on st came in number to bring in more than $30 million in its first weekend. >> people talking about cam kardashian and the father is none other than kanye west.
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he was the x label want to spill the beans to a crowd at a concert in atlantic city. if the reports as they are 12 weeks along in their pregnancy. >> we need a translator for that one. we will be back with the kron4 morning news as we continue. it gets back there fell follow a new doctor fill up as an episode at 4.
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>> watching the year celebrations around the world there is sole south korea on the left-hand side ring in the new year. new zealand and started things off with auckland and later
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we saw sydney australia with the fireworks and these sydney harbour bridge. it is 2013 but starting to ring in around the world. here is the view from the york city as they're doing test runs right now. they are testing the ball getting ready for 2013. they did their rehearsal and everything is running smoothly. a 12,000 lb. ball will drop 130 ft. tonight as the crowds, on the final seconds of 2012. nearly 2700 waterford crystal cover the surface of the ball which is lit by a 32,000 l e d lights. officials say the ball is more at efficent than previous versions. cold temperatures are the big story and george is reporting black eyes and all
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around that at san pablo dam road. it will climb to the mid to upper 50s in some spots and a slight chance of rain showers on thursday. that is really about it. no major storms appear to be on the horizon for the next seven days. we will have more on your forecast coming up in the next hour of the kron4 morning news. also washington is back into business today working at trying to avoid the fiscal cliff. the deadline is midnight tonight and we will have the latest on negotiations coming up. also transportation around the bay area for this new year's eve. also more on the san francisco 49ers within the nfc west for the second year in a row. we will have more on the big game as the kron4 morning news returns in just two minutes.
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(male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news >> thanks for joining us with the top clock is ticking on the so-called fiscal cliff and last-minute talks are currently under way. bart and muni are helping the year's eve party years get around today. will tran as more info for you. >> it is cold right now and temperatures are going to drop once again while everyone is celebrating year's eve. but a good thing it is dry but by 8:00 p.m. we will see a wide range of 40's. bringing in the new year and welcoming the 2013 we are talking mid 30's and land. it will be chilly so dress in layers. we'll have mostly sunny skies aclear skiess perfect for the fireworks.
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32 currently and concord and i will have a look at where the numbers will head into the afternoon coming up in my next report. >> we have a couple of accidents this morning in different locations resulting in ice on the roadway. the east bay on some palo damn road and around the bay we have been looking extremely light traffic this morning. lighter than this monday been other days last week. >> the clock is ticking at the end of 2012 and workers and sampras is go are working to get everything in place for the big fires show over the bay. will tran shows what is happening now and how you can get an out and around san francisco tonight. >> thousands of people are expected to come to san francisco to see the fireworks and that means a lot of preparation. you can
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see portal bodies already in place all around the plaza. if you're driving through san francisco parking will be very difficult especially in this location. the police department has already blocked off many parking spaces. you may want to consider taking part. the good news is bart is extending its service to 3:00 in the morning so if you need to get back to the east bay or wherever you came from it will not be a problem. there is extra service. also active trade starting at 8:00 p.m. and hopefully these trends will not be too packed with people jammed and sat next to each other. sam francisco as great news because muni will be providing free ride starting at 8:00 tonight and will last until 6:00 tomorrow morning. >> and washington while lawmakers are working to keep the nation from going over the so-called fiscal cliff. the last minute talks
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are under way and andrew spencer explains how negotiations must overcome a major setback. >> there will be parts of the compromise that i find disgusting and reprehensible that i will have to swallow. this is the name of finding compromise. >> are rare sunday session on capitol hill as lawmakers work on avoiding the so- called fiscal cliff. talks hit a " major setback " set back on the security but both sides vow to push forward. >> i am willing to get this done but i need a dance partner. >> buys president obaif it is ny midnight tonight tax rates will increase for all americans on an average of $2,000 for the american family ought families. >> one woman in michigan said that is four months'
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worth of groceries. that is a lot of money. >> higher taxes on families earning $250,000 a year over and republicans want tax rates to stay where they are. the biggest obstacle in the compromise is government spending but in check. >> the president is doing nothing about the addiction his administration he has to spending. he is a spender and chief. >> president obama says he is willing to do that. >> i offered a trillion dollars in additional spending cuts so that we would have to dollars of spending cuts for every $1 of increased revenue. >> the senate reconvenes at 11:00 a.m. and as americans and celebrate the beginning of 2013 they may be wishing it was 2012 when they had more money in their pockets. >> secretary of state henry clinton is in the hospital with a blood clot. doctors say it is a medical problem related to a concussion she recently suffered. a blood clot was found yesterday
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during a fellow medical visit. there is video of the york presbyterian hospital where mrs. clinton is staying. the 65 you're a clinton suffered a concussion several weeks ago after she fainted while recovering from a stomach virus. she was supposed to return to work this week. keeping our eyes of wall street, the dow was down 20 and is now down just a fraction of a point. it is the last trading day of the year and investors are concerned about the fiscal cliff. hundreds of thousands of minimum-wage workers and state 10 states will see a pay boost in the new year. rhode island workers will see the big biggest paycheck increases on a average of $510 a year for the average worker. workers in nine other states including colorado florida and ohio will see the minimum wage job between 10 to 15¢ an hour. an estimated 855,000 workers
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will be affected by the changes. in 201319 states and the district of columbia will have their rates above the federal level. law makers are also trying to head off a possible doubling of milk prices in january. parties on the house and senate agriculture committee have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in october. republican leaders of not decided how they will proceed. milk prices could cost as much as $7 a gallon at the government returns to a 1948 formula for calculating milk prices. we'll be right back as the kron4 morning news continues. we will show you fireworks from around the world. it just heard midnight and bangkok they are celebrating the years there. a live look over the bay, calm waters on this chilly monday morning. temperatures are climbing up
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>> welcome back. and nationals, at least nine people are dead after a tour bus lost control and crashed down an indictment near pendleton, oregon. total from oregon state police shows the emergency vehicles responding to the scene. the crash also injured 20 other people.
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rescue crews used ropes to help get people back up the inner state. there were about 40 people on board a chartered bus at the time. >> continuing to track gass the. the average price for a gallon of regular gas and san francisco is $3.64 this morning. that averages in san jose and oakland are $3.55 and $3.54. these numbers compare to the state average cost of $3.56 today. the >> ford motor co. says two of its vehicles are the best selling in the world. the company says its ford focus and smaller ford fiesta have breaks in the most sales adorned 2012 worldwide, ford says there were more than $737 and focuses on
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registered for september. fiesta had more than 560,000. forces of the two vehicles are a draw for consumers due to the compact sizes and their award winning ecoboost engines. >> we will reply.be right back.
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>> welcome back. rated in the new year, literally in seoul, south korea. >> back here in the bay
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area we are still waiting for tonight. we will now go to the weather. >> it is still pretty cold outside but temperatures are slow to climb. we are no longer in the upper 20s. we are now saying 33 degrees currently in san francisco. we are seeing plenty of sunshine and clear skies. it will be dry and sunny and all this light blue on the screen indicates low 50s. there is potential for a poor 40's for some of our inland valley. a lot of people will be heading out and we will be sitting in the forest. putting the clock into motion what you are bringing in the new year you will see the light purple which means that the temperatures will drop to the low 30's. the >> >> ads are breakdown and
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afternoon high will have oakland at 55 degrees and 53 degrees is expected for vallejo. it will be a chilly one but mainly dry. however, we will see winds are rising. if you are headed to tahoe i did check with caltran. they have no change restrictions. your highs will only climb into the low 30's or around the freezing point. used to bundle up overnight because it will be a cold one. >> here is the kron 47 day a round the bay. sunny skies but it would be pretty cold by thursday. we may also have rain in the forecast. it will be north of the golden gate bridge. >> it is 9:15 a.m.. we have
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been looking at light conditions or around the bay area. the cold conditions have created conditions with ice. there was one condition reported in the north bay. there were two incidents reported and two separate accidents. they all have ended within the last half hour. i have not seen any additional reports or problems. if there is light traffic all around the bay area. does it get any better? no. >> i saw a few people while driving and there have been zero delays for the golden gate bridge all morning long. >> three people are recovering from injuries after a vehicle crashed into a funeral home in concord. police say that the car crashed into the quimet
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brothes funeral on surely after 1:00 yesterday afternoon. there was a funeral service in progress at the time of the crash. police say that two teams, were 81516 who were in the vehicle of the time of the crash. investigators believe that the teams in the vehicle were racing a another car is the time of the crash. no arrests have been made at this time. >> police say that the furor on suffered significant damage. investigators believe that the teams in the car were not heard. >> a 28 year-old man has been found shot to death near a golf course in livermore. officers responded to reports of a man down there springtime of course yesterday. a female jogger from the man on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds near a bicycle path.
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if the victim has been identified as kenneth robert ogden. please continue to investigate the homicide and they say there is no indication that it was gang- related. >> the family of the missing novato men has offer is $5,000 reward for help in finding him. police said a 23 year old as the day down of sun jumped into the cortese menderes creek to avoid a sobriety test in ross on christmas eve. another attempt at a search has yet to be scheduled.his family members are putting up the reward to occurred help from anyone with a boat that could be used in the search. >> police in richmond say that the murder rate in 2012 is the lowest the city has seen in more than a decade. police say there have been 18 murders this year. that
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is down from 24 last year and 45 and 47 in 2009 and 2007. if the drop in violence is largely due to richmond's increase of police force. in recent years, the department has increased from just 40 officers to 190. >> set francisco police are asking for the public's help in finding a mother is a broad a woman and killed her dog. police said that the woman pulled her car over friday on a street in the tenderloin district when a man came up to her and demanded money. after she gave the man her money, police say that the murder then grabbed her dolls and hurled it into the street. the dog died after he was sent to the emergency bed hospital. >> will be right back.
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>> welcome back. if 2012 was a huge year for tech. among other things, there was a big lawsuit involving apple and samsung. facebook went public, and private space exploration took flight. kron 4 tech reporter and gabe slate gives us a
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look back. >> the web cried censorship. they black out their pages for protesting. they boycotted companies that supported the bill. the protests worked. the bill was shoved. when facebook went public it was the most hyped stock ever. a lot of investors lost money. the stock opened at $38. this was way overvalued. it dropped very quickly. it bottomed out in september and fell below $18. since then it has been rebounding and it currently sells for $25. apple and samsung went through a patent war periodr. both companies are suig
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each other. so far apple is winning. they infringed on apple's property. this verdict is going through the appeal process. then the results will show what they are able to purchase in the united states. it may drive up the costs of future products. 2012 kick off his a space craft. this made history when it successfully landed to the space station. we're just a few years away from anyone enanyone going to space. >> now let's talk new products. it was a big year for microsoft. they brought
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out a new windows eight smart phone, and tablet. >> apple went small and brought up the ipad mini. there were a lot of long lines and is sold out. he is still very hard to get a hold of the ipad mini. it did good. apple also brought the iphone 5. it had a major success. it is one of the best features by being very light. now with the fester 4 g activity the world's most popular song got better. for the first time a real competitor the merge. the samsung and galaxy topped apple in the third quarter. they have the most sales and smart phones. for more of
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the big stories to kellogg on to kron4.om and look for my page. >> taking a look at the numbers of the box office this weekend. the high bids remained at the top spot coming in first for the third weekend in a row. the first installment and the high vet movie trilogy brought in nearly a $33 million in ticket sales. quentin tarantino's new release django unchained came in at no. 2. it brought in more than $30 million in its first weekend. the musical les miserables finished in third place with $26 million. >> people are a flutter over the katdashian clan taking
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a tweet to confirm reports that kim is pregnant. the father, not other than kanye west. west was actually the one to spill the beans to a crowded concert in atlantic city. entertainment news outlets reported that kim is 12 weeks salon in her pregnancy. >> we will be right back.
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>> good morning. a lot of people are wondering about the forecast for new year's day. it will be a dry one. there was certainly some concern that we may have a shower for new year's eve. but those chances have gone off. it will be coal as we headed to new year's eve. frost will be a concern. as we look ahead generally it is dry conditions with the exception upper spec where we may have rain on the golden gate bridge. >> there will be a cold one letter on for tonight and i
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will break down the numbers and show you the weekend forecast coming up. >> as we take a look at the ride on the golden gate bridge it is still very light traffic to be filed. take a quick look at the quick commute check. the peninsula and the north bay rides are very light and it has been overrun our and have since we've had any reports of problems with icing. >> if you are heading out to party in san francisco tonight there are many transportation options to make. kron 4 urs will tran will tell you how bart and muni are helping partyers and get around. >> that agency will have trains running until tomorrow morning. you can get home very safe. starting at 8:00 p.m. tonight board will provide an additional training so they will not be
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full of people. if you live in san francisco check this out. at 8:00 tonight muni will provide free rides for anyone and this will continue until 6:00 a.m.. you have too great options to get around. this was especially good as they do have a deal i checks or around town. >> the chp reported said there were no fatal collisions and 123 d y rest on chp patrols rose in the bay area down the first two days of the new year's holiday weekend. the totals are down from ledger when 161 drivers were arrested during the same period last year two people were killed. statewide 723 people were arrested as opposed to 932 last year. >> a teenage boy shot and
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killed a 15 year-old girl and injured a 14 year-old boy they were walking on- line way near 66 avenue in oakland. the victims were walking with a group of friends and family members yesterday afternoon when they were fired upon. two shot struck the do not victims, killing the girl and sending the boy to the hospital would non a life- threatening injuries. the suspect fled the area on foot and has not been detained. >> a man has been injured in a shooting in east oakland. police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound when responding to reports of a shooting at 8700 block of birch st.. the victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. no are arrests have been made. >> if she post bail she will
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have to lift out where a device where they can monitor it she has been drinking. >> this morning family members are recounting the moments from a fire that happened. >> they died in saturday night's fire and they were among the eight families will live inside of this three-bedroom apartment in san jose. this woman with her two kids and her boyfriend stay there. she stated that her and her boyfriend nearly escaped. she stated that she remember them screaming for help in the her boyfriend jump into action to save their lives.
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>> when i opened the door i saw a lot of black smoke. i heard my x scream and everything happened so fast. when i looked out the window i pulled the children out the window. >> she stated that the woman loved playing with her kids and that her mother is grieving for her daughter as she did not have the strength to talk to me. >> she was sweet, lovable and caring. they stated that it was due to a candle that was burning. >> three people are recovering from injuries after a vehicle crashed into a furor home in concord. police said that the car crashed into the quimet brothes cheryl on
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surely after 1:00 this afternoon. if there was a funeral service in progress at the time of the crash. investigators believe that the teens in the vehicle were racing and other car at the time of the crash. no are arrests have been made at this time many people are unhappy that a longstanding tradition is about to be a thing of the past the san francisco. parking meters will no longer be free on sundays starting in january. kron4 is maureen kelly explains how the new parking enforcement plan will work. >> that would charge between 25¢ to $5.70 5 an hour depending on where they are located. this is very startling for people like to run errands. >> although i do not drive that much but on sunday i am tempted to drive because i do not have to pay.
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>> we are a very multicultural neighborhood. most of our customers drive man. so the people that come it will be impacted. >> those attending these events like churches will not have to leave their pews to put money in the meter. they can pay for up to four hours. that was also be able to prepay. this is expected to a collect over $2 million a year. a spokesperson stated that money was not the big motivator he stated that they're just trying to change with the times. he stated that most businesses are closed on sunday anyway. >> this makes sense for recent times and most businesses are not even open on sunday. this is something that needs to be put in
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place in a major city like san francisco. >> officers will be out starting next sunday and they will-tram what the board on. they stated that they will only reminder notices instead of tickets. they stated that if a driver for gets to pay or forget to put money in the meter that will be fine. >> this is a live look outside at walnut creek. there is a lot of sunshine outside. we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. here is a celebration that is bringing all around the world. this is they sing an hour and 40 minutes ago as beijing ran in the new year. >> with the new year-
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california will be getting a lot of new laws. new at 8 kron 4 urs of philippe de djegal highrises few of them. >> more than 800 new laws will take a set starting the new year. i scanned through what pass through the state assembly and senate. this is what the governor signed what you should know. >> the bill regarding medical purposes. they stated that people that normally buy these will be brought the big time. in a few days it will be four times the $250. the fine will be $1,000. a another bill gives women access to birth control. this will now allow certified nurses,
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midwives, and nurse practitioners to prescribe birth control. drivers of licenses for illegals. people that are documented can apply for driver's licenses. for those who are here a legal and came to the state as a child and has not broken the law can apply for a driver's license. the homeowner's bill of rights will go into an affect. this is meant to give homeowners more rights to battle foreclosures. this set of bills will for his bed lenders from acting like they're actually working with the bar or wall tried to steal foreclose on their home. a senate bill was also stopped private in universities from forcing students to reveal their user name and password for social media. >> we will be right back as
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kron 4 news continue we will have more update with our weather and traffic coming up.
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>> good morning it is 9:45 a.m.. we are seeing plenty of sunshine. if this is at the james lick freeway. if the temperatures are climbing in san francisco. they're still holding on to 30's and san jose. you can expect temperatures to rise to the low 50s peripateti. danvs coming in at 52 degrees. be lor petaluma and novato. as we take a look at the very important new year's steve forecast. at 8:00 p.m. you should dress in layers because it will be really close. it will not rain. as
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we pushed into midnight on we offical welcome in 2013 it will be light winds and the forecast. check out your inland temperatures. they will dip into the mid 30's by midnight. >> i do now have any chain controls an affect for tahoe. there is freezing fog for the next couple of mornings. your high will climb ride around the freezing mark and temperatures for your overnight low will be below zero. your kron 47 day around the bay shows that it will be pretty quiet. it will be rain for thursday. no ransom the forecast as we transition into the weekend.
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this is your last morning report for 2012. >> it has been a pretty good ride around the bay and it will continue to be this way. we're not tracking any delays are caused by spirit there have been no more reports of icy conditions. the bay bridge is light and easy. there are zero delays on the approach or across the span. the san mateo bridge ride is the same perio. the golden gate bridge ride is still easy. they have added a third lane in the northbound direction. >> more on bay area sports. michael crabtree caught touchdown passes of 49 and 7 yds and he finished with a career high of 172 yds, leading the san francisco 49ers to a second straight nfc west title. colin
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kaepernick over can assure start to throw for a career best 276 yds and two touchdowns as the niners did their part to control the postseason picture. >> also the less damage the regular season for the oakland raiders, but not as happy of an inning as for the 49ers. they lost to the san diego chargers 24 to 21. a late rally by oakland coming ashore. the raiders finished their season with a record of 4 and 12. >> 2012 was a big year for sports in the bay area. dominated by a's, giants and the 49ers. kron 4 urs and
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jason applebaum will take a look back. >> (music) (cheers & applause) >>
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>> we will take a quick break. we are just getting word and a press conference will be heard with the latest on the fiscal cliff negotiations. we will carry this allied on comcast 193. also a reminder to kept dr. phil right after the kron4 morning news at 10:00 a.m.. >> we will be right back. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. at&t u-verse high speed internet offers more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hotspots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee.
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>> thank you for joining us on kron 4 morning news. i hope that you have a happy new year. for the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year is always with kron 4. if the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks will all be on kron 4 new year's eve live show. if it will be hosted by catherine he and gary radnich. kron 4 is new year's live stars at 1130 tonight.
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